January discounts fail to sway shoppers

02/8/2008 | Wall Street Journal, The

Despite slashing prices in an attempt to draw in more customers, many retailers experienced sluggish sales in January and missed their goals for gift-card redemptions. Gift cards were the most requested gift over the past holiday season, according to Scott Krugman of the NRF.

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